Banking secrecy laws in some countries include prison sentences for banking officials who reveal their account holders' information -- even to the government. But in one of the countries below, officials won't end up in the slammer for passing along customer data. Which is it?
Belize is right. If a court finds that a private account in the Central American country is growing because of criminal activity, bank officials must release the customer's identity.
a person who uses different identities to apply for the same credit card
a person who pays off his or her credit card balance each month
a person who makes payments on his or her credit card balance incrementally
Credit card companies drool over revolvers, customers who pay their debt down incrementally, while their balances continue to grow. These are the people companies make the most money off of, thanks to interest rates.
Prenuptial agreements created in one country are often recognized in other countries, under the Hague Convention on the Law Applicable to Matrimonial Regimes. Which of these countries does not recognize prenuptial agreements in any form?
If you're all about gold digging but you're bound by a prenuptial agreement you couldn't get around, you might want to figure out a way to get divorced in the U.K.
Which of these can potentially damage your credit score the most?
making late payments
closing a credit account with a low balance and high limit
making only the minimum monthly payment
Paying bills late affects your credit score the most. Late payments go on your credit history, which makes up 35 percent of your score. In second place is closing a credit account with a high limit and low balance, because your debt-to-credit ratio makes up 30 percent of your score.